Dr. Anna Yusim is a board-certified psychiatrist with a private practice on New York City's Upper East Side. After completing programs at Stanford University, Yale Medical School, and NYU's Psychiatric Residency Training Program, Dr. Yusim went to on study Kabbalah, learn Buddhist meditation, and train under South American shamans and Indian gurus.
"In FULFILLED, Dr. Anna Yusim clearly demonstrates her strong commitment to both her own patients and all who suffer from mental illness. Dr. Yusim's knowledge of clinical care, with emphasis on psychotherapeutic approaches, is both remarkable and fully up-to-date. FULFILLED is equally a jewel for the general public and those with knowledge of the field of psychiatry. I plan to keep a copy of her book close by in my office, and frequently consult it with respect to my own patients."--Pedro Ruiz, MD, President, American Association for Dual Diagnosis; former president, American Psychiatric Association; former president, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and former president, World Psychiatric Association
"More and more psychiatric professionals are recognizing the role of spirituality in treating anxiety and depression, part of a vital pushback against the overmedication of Americans. I admire those like Dr. Anna Yusim who are leading the charge."--Marianne Williamson, New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love
"Dr. Yusim has given therapists and clients wonderful spiritual tools to bring head and heart together as we journey within psychotherapy and outside the consulting room. She shows how intuition, intellect and innocence can take us to higher goals. Therapists can work on themselves. Clients can share what they discover in this book with their therapists. In these times of stress and disconnection, we need the spiritual dimension to go reunite with our authentic selves."--Richard P. Brown, MD, Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
"Dr. Yusim's book is refreshing. She is a psychiatrist who goes far beyond drugs to help us feel healthier, happier, and more empowered in whatever we do. Incorporating universal spiritual wisdom and the new worldview of quantum physics, she takes people out of the illusion of separateness and powerlessness into recognizing who and what they truly are and have the power to accomplish."--Henry Grayson, PhD, founder, the National Institute for the Psychotherapies, founder, Synergetic Therapy Institute, author of Mindful Loving, The New Physics of Love audio series, and Your Power to Heal
"Rich with timeless wisdom, Fulfilled is a thoughtful and engaging manifesto on living an authentic, meaningful, and love-filled life. Dr. Anna Yusim writes with such depth of heart that you will feel as though you've made a new friend; one you can trust fully to guide you toward deeper dimensions of your own brilliance, calling, and . . . of course, fulfillment."--Katherine Woodward Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of Calling in "The One" and Conscious Uncoupling
"Dr. Yusim's beautifully written book offers medicine for the soul as well as the body. By integrating Eastern and Western perspectives on healing with an understanding of higher consciousness, this book has the potential to transform the field of psychiatry."--Thomas D. Stewart, MD, consultation-liaison psychiatrist at Yale New Haven Hospital, associate clinical professor, Yale University School of Medicine
"Fulfilled brings the mental health field's focus on self-understanding a much needed deeper looking into the human psyche: the dimensions of the spirit and the soul. Dr. Anna Yusim, a dear friend and student, provides invaluable insights, tools and exercises to help us heal and grow by accessing the spiritual dimensions of ourselves and the world."--Rabbi Jonathan Feldman, PhD. Associate Director, Manhattan Jewish Experience
"If you want to understand how the science of spirituality can help you transform and heal, this is an important book to read."--Deepak Chopra, author of You Are The Universe
"Dr. Yusim's honesty, vast knowledge and experience come through in FULFILLED. The combination of intellectual and academic inquiry, spiritual curiosity and openness was so refreshing and compelling. I wanted to both race through it and to savor it. It is a stunning achievement, one that will help more people than she will ever know."--Reverend Andrea Raynor, M.Div., United Methodist Minister; Hospice Spiritual Counselor, and author of numerous books, including The Choice.
"In her raw, real and beautiful style, psychiatrist Anna Yusim shows you how to remove life's masks of illusion! Greater authenticity opens the door to personal fulfillment. Demonstrating that, "true healing and lasting fulfillment require a spiritual transformation as well as a clinical outcome," Anna shares that what we see in this world is less than 1 percent of its true reality. FULFILLED pulls back the curtain revealing the other 99% for you!"--Dr. Donny Epstein, developer of EPI-Energetic technologies, author of 12 Stages of Healing, Healing Myths Healing Magic, Network Spinal Analysis, and EPI Performance
"FULFILLED is a remarkable achievement for a doctor and writer. Yusim's day on earth is still young. Her trajectory seems unlimited. So, she asserts, can yours be - and she aims to help you get there."--Psychology Today